Tag Archives: Dravet syndrome

Uncertainty

The Buddhist law of impermanence (Anicca in Pali) has never been more tangibly true for me than it is right now.  Things are changing at home and across the nation.  New year, new seizure types, new medications, new nursing care, … Continue reading

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Worldly Winds and Second Arrows

“Monks, these eight worldly conditions spin after the world, and the world spins after these eight worldly conditions. Which eight? Gain, loss, status, disgrace, censure, praise, pleasure, & pain. These are the eight worldly conditions that spin after the world, … Continue reading

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Kindfulness

I was fortunate enough to get away recently for a 3 day silent meditation retreat at the Margaret Austin Center near Houston, Texas.  A few words about meditation retreats for my non-meditating friends:  In the Vipassana tradition, practitioners come together and follow … Continue reading

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March 26: Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

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Today’s blog is dedicated to Purple Day, a day to wear purple and raise awareness about epilepsy.     Purple Day was started by a young girl from Nova Scotia, Cassidy Megan, in 2008.  Within only a few years, Cassidy’s … Continue reading

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